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Friday Poems : The River , Catherine, from Liverpool

The River Suir, County Tipperary Irish Landscape Photography : Nigel Borrington

The River Suir, County Tipperary
Irish Landscape Photography : Nigel Borrington

Friday and this weekend is the last one of June, I plan to do some long river walks with our Dog Molly ….

What ever you do this weekend I hope you have a great time and get to escape for a while, have a great weekend !!!

The River

Catherine, Liverpool

It starts at a source as a little trickle

Then flows down the mountain,

Following a steep and narrow path.

As it rushes down it is joined by many other tributaries,

Changing it from a small, shallow stream

To a big, deep river

The water is clear and unpolluted,

Icy blue and sparkling

But always icy cold too.

It crashes as it flows,

Forming bubbling foam

That fills the air with cold white spray.

River Suir Tipperary 02

As the current pushes it on, it erodes away the rocks,

Leaving small, smooth banks

For it to easily pass by.

It deepens and widens as it runs down the mountain,

Soon entering a valley

With the sea in view.

It finally comes to its end,

An estuary leading into the sea

Ending its long journey from the mountain.

But it will start its journey again

When the sun evaporates it from the sea

And drops it down as rain.

5 responses

  1. poppytump

    Enjoy those long walks Nigel ! That looks fast flowing water in the first photo .. take care πŸ˜‰

    June 26, 2015 at 12:42 pm

    • Hello Poppy πŸ™‚

      AW πŸ™‚

      Thank you , I will take care – Have a great weekend πŸ™‚

      June 26, 2015 at 4:22 pm

  2. so enjoyable – words and photos

    June 28, 2015 at 10:52 pm

    • Hello Diana πŸ™‚

      Thank you , very Happy that you enjoyed this Post πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚

      June 30, 2015 at 9:49 am

  3. Hi Nigel πŸ™‚ Just wanted to let you know that I nominated you for the Five 4 Five photo challenge…I thought you might enjoy it πŸ˜‰ If you’re not sure what its all about check out my post today at the link below. No pressure. If you don’t feel inclined, it’s perfectly alright. Enjoy! Post found here: http://wp.me/p3C4k1-3ho

    July 2, 2015 at 3:08 am

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